Tobin Tax

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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Hedge Funds Keep Singapore’s Asset Management Industry Afloat

Singapore’s position as Asia’s premier financial trading hub was strengthened as the country’s central bank reported an increase in assets held by buy-side firms. There was a significant increase in funds held by hedge funds and private equity firms. ... [Published Forex Magnates - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE 1-China sees capital outflows in Q2 - FX regulator

(Adds quote from official, details)BEIJING, July 23 (Reuters) - China saw some capital outflows in the second quarter, the country's foreign exchange regulator said on Wednesday, adding that the yuan is now recovering as the economy stabilises.Guan Tao, ... [Published CNBC - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Tobin Tax, China, Forex
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Credit Cards and Construction Under Tax Reform in El Salvador

Meeting the demands of the construction industry one of the modifications being contemplated in the reform of the text is to adjust the amounts of the 'floor' on property taxes, "... relative to luxury properties."Although some of the proposed changes ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

A New Wave of Development, Banks and Cooperation: Practical Solutions

These days are fully equipped with high level meetings on the two sides of the world. If we look at both the right and left side of the globe (depending from where you are looking) both Latin America and Europe are busy with meetings and conferences on ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Lyxor plans split ETF ranges in preparation for Tobin tax

"We are probably going to create a range for French retail that is PEA-eligible and a separate range for the majority of our clients who are elsewhere, so we can serve both," says Arnaud Llinas, global head of ETFs and indexing at Lyxor.view more ... [Published ExchangeTradedFunds.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Randy Wray: Tax Bads, Not Goods

Yves here. There’s a very good discussion in comments at New Economic Perspectives on how to add to or improve upon some of Wray’s “tax bads” ideas. One issue that some readers are are likely to find bothersome is that sin taxes are regressive, as in ... [Published naked capitalism - Jun 19 2014]
Entities: Taxes, Property, Tobin Tax
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

A global system failure: risk and reform

The global financial elite has ignored the radical lessons of the post-2007 crisis. But these are needed more than ever.  Almost seven years after the financial cataclysm of 2007-08 and subsequently, leading figures in the banking world are talking ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 29 2014]
Entities: Climate, Risk, Mark Carney
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 1 reports

Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective

Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective SULEIKA REINERS 26 April 2014 A well constituted financial transaction tax (FTT, or Tobin tax) can not only reduce levels of inequality but also curb some of the destructive elements of financial ... [Published EthicalMarkets.com - Apr 30 2014]
Entities: Taxes, Tobin Tax, Inequality
First reported Apr 25 2014 - Updated Apr 26 2014 - 2 reports

Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective

A well constituted financial transaction tax (FTT, or Tobin tax) can not only reduce levels of inequality but also curb some of the destructive elements of financial activity and make a positive contribution to economic growth. Just as with any other ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 26 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 25 2014 - 4 reports

City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling

Rapid progress of the case at the European Court of Justice, which will make its judgment next week, augurs ill for UK prospects, says a think-tank ... [Published FT.com - Financials - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

High-frequency trading is a blight on markets that the Tobin tax can cure

This week the dark side of the world of algorithmic trading in financial markets has twice been in the spotlight. First was the release of Michael Lewis's explosive new book, Flash Boys: Cracking the Money Code, which highlights many worrying practices ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Exclusive: EU legal opinion opens door to Tobin tax on forex

LONDON (Reuters) - Deals from the multi-trillion euro a day foreign exchange market could in principle be included in a tax on financial transactions, a legal opinion from European Union lawyers seen by Reuters said. ... [Published Reuters: Business News - Mar 18 2014]

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"The large rise in foreign exchange reserves has led to a big rise in the central bank's base money, which could bring about inflationary pressures as well as pressures on asset prices" he said
Elsalvador.com reports that Carlos Caceres, head of the Ministry of Finance stated that "The President (of the Republic) has instructed the Ministry to evaluate a proposal acceptable to him and to society, that is politically acceptable and not damaging to the productive sectors and to the poorest people. "
"We are probably going to create a range for French retail that is PEA-eligible and a separate range for the majority of our clients who are elsewhere, so we can serve both" says Arnaud Llinas, global head of ETFs and indexing at Lyxor
...than the extraordinary events of recent years, of which the Philippines typhoon, the Pakistani floods, and the Russian wildfires are but a few (see " 2014, a climate emergency ", 10 January 2014). In essence, the financial crisis of 2007-09 was a wake-up call that has been ignored. Those responsibly for reacting either never woke up, have gone back to sleep - or may be willing to engage in just sufficient reform to stave off serious dissent."

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Hedge Funds Keep Singapore’s Asset Management I... [Published Forex Magnates - 11 hours ago]
UPDATE 1-China sees capital outflows in Q2 - FX... [Published CNBC - Jul 23 2014]
Credit Cards and Construction Under Tax Reform ... [Published CentralAmericaData - Jul 18 2014]
A New Wave of Development, Banks and Cooperatio... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 16 2014]
Lyxor plans split ETF ranges in preparation for... [Published ExchangeTradedFunds.com - Jul 15 2014]
Randy Wray: Tax Bads, Not Goods [Published naked capitalism - Jun 19 2014]
Confronting Financialization on Steroids [Published naked capitalism - Jun 09 2014]
A global system failure: risk and reform [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 29 2014]
The habits of the heart: substantive democracy ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 27 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, May 18... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 20 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News – May 1... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 14 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, May 4,... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 05 2014]
Tax-News.com: ECJ Rejects UK Challenge To EU FTT [Published Tax-News.com - May 04 2014]
Mission Accomplished. [Published London Irvine Report - May 01 2014]
In the papers: AstraZeneca, Bitcoins, and Co-op [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - May 01 2014]
GBP/USD – Moves to Four Year High at 1.69 [Published OANDA Forex Blog - May 01 2014]
European Courts Reject UK Challenge to the Tran... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Apr 30 2014]
Only a broad-based financial transaction tax wi... [Published EthicalMarkets.com - Apr 30 2014]
Len McCluskey on Capital in the Twenty-first Ce... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 28 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, April ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 28 2014]
Only a broad-based financial transaction tax wi... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 26 2014]
City faces prospect of 'Robin Hood tax' decisio... [Published Telegraph - Apr 25 2014]
City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling [Published FT.com - Financials - Apr 24 2014]
City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling [Published FT.com - Brussels - Apr 24 2014]
City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling [Published FT.com - World, Europe - Apr 24 2014]
City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling [Published FT.com - UK News - Apr 24 2014]
Tax-News.com: emeta In Final EU Tax Harmonizati... [Published Tax-News.com - Apr 15 2014]
What do the parties think about... Economy and ... [Published Radio Sweden - Apr 11 2014]
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Randy Wray: Tax Bads, Not Goods [Published naked capitalism - Jun 19 2014]
Yves here. There’s a very good discussion in comments at New Economic Perspectives on how to add to or improve upon some of Wray’s “tax bads” ideas. One issue that some readers are are likely to find bothersome is that sin taxes are regressive, as in ...
Confronting Financialization on Steroids [Published naked capitalism - Jun 09 2014]
Lambert here: Among other things, an interesting discussion of public purpose and the role of the state. By Costas Lapavitsas, Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Originally published at Triple ...
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